Prize Winners

Annual Meeting 2018

  • Ronald Edwards Medal – best scientific oral presentation


Zaheer Tahir

In-vitro effect of dichloroacetate on human internal mammary artery

  • John Parker Medal – best clinical presentation


Cristiano Spadaccio

Left atrial volume in preoperative assessment of elective cardiac surgery

  • Bob Bonser Aortic Surgery Prize


Metesh Acharya

Cross-sectional area / height ratio at the mid-sinus and sino-tubular junction predicts dissection risk in aortic aneurysms

  • Society Thoracic Medal – best thoracic presentation

Amy Kerr

Outcome of feasibility Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT) in major lung surgery patients receiving either preop carbohydrate & postop nutritional drinks or water

  • BASO Prize

Ewan Kennedy

Assessment of interval progression of NSCLC between radiological diagnosis and surgery using the 8th TNM classification

  • Best Cardiac Surgical Movie

    Luke rogers
    Trans-apical valve in ring (VIR) mitral valve implantation through the anterior mitral valve leaflet (AMVL)
     
  • Best Thoracic Surgical Movie
    Ahmed Habib

Left VATS diaphragmatic plication

Best Congenital Surgical Movie

None

  • Best Cardiothoracic Forum Presentation

Kathryn Smith
Chest radiographs after cardiac surgery: is one too many?

  • Best Cardiothoracic Forum Poste

Melanie Freas
An independent run advanced practice provider clinic for aortic valve repair surveillance

  • Best Cardiac Poster

    Sara Abou Sherif

Outcomes of concomitant surgical ablation for atrial fibrillation in patients

undergoing Cardiac Surgery: a 3-Year, single surgeon’s experience

  • Best Thoracic Poster
    Thomas Tsitsias

“Can the trainee fix this?” The safety of training on rib fixation following blunt

chest trauma: a single institution’s experience.

  • Patrick G. Magee Student Prize – best student oral presentation

1st Place     Harkaran Kalkat
2nd Place    Kyrie Wheeler
3rd Place    Jan Federspiel

  • Patrick G. Magee Student Prize – best student poster presentation 

Saumil Shah
Short and long term outcomes of re-exploration for bleeding/tamponade in CABG patients: upto 18 years follow-up

Hull York Medical School


Devan Limbachia
‘Getting it right first time’ – is it true for decortication ?

  • Swann Morton Prize 2018
    Shyni Sebastian
  • Trainee Video Operative Prize 2018

Cardiac – Thomas Theologou

Thoracic – Jeremy Smelt

 

Annual Meeting 2017

Prize Winners

 

  • Ronald Edwards Medal – best scientific oral presentation

Speckle tracking to assess the improvement of myocardial function after off pump coronary artery bypass grafting
Francesca D’Auria 

 

  • John Parker Medal – best clinical presentation

Quantitative Measurements of Competitive Flow in Left Internal Mammary Artery Bypass Grafts
Pien Spoor

 

  •  Bob Bonser Aortic Surgery Prize

Effect of Valve-Sparing Aortic Root Replacement on Haemodynamics of the Thoracic Aorta using Patient-Specific Computational Fluid Dynamics
Pouya Youssefi

 

  • Society Thoracic Medal – best thoracic presentation

The Impact of Day of Surgery on Outcomes from Resection for Lung Cancer within an Enhanced Recovery Programme (ERAS)
David Bleetman       

 

  • BASO Prize
  • Pathological lymph node involvement is not a predictor of adverse outcomes in patients undergoing VATS lobectomy for lung cancer
    Udo Abah

 

  • Best Cardiac Surgical Movie

Off-pump coronary artery bypass without intra-coronary shunting: surgical revascularisation for all
M Acharya

 

  • Best Thoracic Surgical Movie

Video-assisted thoracoscopic bronchoplastic lobectomy
Udo Abah

 

  • Best Congenital Surgical Movie

None

  • Best Cardiothoracic Forum Presentation

The effect of a physiotherapy prehabilitation programme on postoperative outcomes in patients undergoing Cardiac or Thoracic surgery
Natalie Lambie

 

  • Best Cardiothoracic Forum Poster

Does Photo at Discharge (PaD) Reduce Readmissions for Surgical Site

Infections? Learning from Two Large Cardiothoracic Centres.’

Melissa Rochon

 

  • Best Cardiac Poster

Short and midterm outcome of concomitant surgery for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
F Sertic 

 

  • Best Thoracic Poster

A pilot study evaluating the role of pre-operative computed tomography in pathological staging of thymic malignancies
B Gordon-McMillan

 

Patrick G. Magee Student Prize – best student poster presentation

 

Pat Magee Competition – Oral

1st Place         George Whittaker
Heart transplantation or mechanical circulatory support may be safely deferred for two years in patients with suppressed natriuretic peptide levels

2nd Place        Lisa-Jayne Edwards
Conjunctival Blood Flow in Patients Undergoing Cardiac Surgery

3rd Place        Nikhil Sahdev
Tcf21 is increased in AF human cardiac fibroblasts & ‘fibroblast media’ formulation prevents spontaneous differentiation of human cardiac fibroblasts in vitro

 

Pat Magee Competition – poster

1st Place         Ben Wald
Angiography after CABG surgery; solving the problem of missing surgical records with a sternal wire code

2nd Place        Hiral Jhala
Clinico-pathological predictors of survival in resected primary lung adenocarcinoma

3rd Place        Aamna Malik
All in the genes: a rare cause of a common thoracic condition

4th Place        Shruti Jayakumar
Medical Student Exposure to Cardiothoracic Surgery

5th Place        Eyal Ben-David
Cadavers or Lectures, How Should Cardiac Anatomy Be Taught?

 

Pat Magee Competition – ‘Most original or innovative idea’

Ben Wald
Angiography after CABG surgery; solving the problem of missing surgical records with a sternal wire code

Swann Morton “Silver Scalpel Award”

Rebecca Finn